family, fiction, heart, life, longform, short story, sister, son

Alice Reflects

This is a “flashback” written in “Alice’s” POV. She is in the kitchen, recalls her son. Hope you enjoy reading this passage. ❤ Alice stood in the kitchen and gazed through the window. It was oddly quiet for five o’clock, suppertime. The children from the neighbouring yard were silent. Thank God, she mused. Most afternoons, […]

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fiction, heart, hope, humanity, life lesson, love, short story

To Linger

  Grace lifted the lingering snow-globe, the last of the holiday decorations. She hesitated to put this one away. Safe underneath a cloche of glass, the miniature scene bespoke coveted memories. Be careful, they whispered. With a gentle shake of her wrist, tiny flakes began to tumble over the glimmering steeple. The tall structure sparkled […]

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beautiful heart, beautiful words, Christmas, compassion, friendship, gratitude, heart, hope, humanity, love, memoir, positivity, short story, social responsiblity

Let it Snow

It happens every December. I fall head over heels into the holiday season.The sight of first snow, tumbling flakes dancing across the blog page, to the real version, delights. I imagine the forgotten child who once found beauty in the simplest of gifts. A first snow evokes glorious moments, past holiday memories. I will that child’s sweet […]

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autumn, beautiful words, short story

Autumn’s Wane

 “Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground.” ― Andrea Gibson Oh dears~ it’s pouring in the city where I live! The rain is sobbing like a broken-hearted lover. The relentless pounding of rain drops sends me into a bluesy mood while […]

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